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Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu trekking

Facts of the trip

Trip Code: LGHT14
Trip Duration: 16 days
Max. Altitude: 4683m
Grade: Challenging
Program Type: Trekking
Trek Start Point: Syabrubeshi
Trek End Point: Melamche Bazar
Accommodation: Teahouse
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Mode of Travel: Adventures
Transportation: Bus/car
Minimum Pax: 05
Best season: September/October and March/April

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu treks:-Langtang Gosainkunda treks  is an amazing treks trail of Nepal, specially designed with the combination of the remote and picturesque valley of Langtang. The high mountains lake such as Gosaikunda  is inhabited by Sherpa and Tamang people in the North-West of Kathmandu Valley which is well –known for its pure culture and religion with magnificent Himalayan views.

Lang Tang Gosainkunda Helambu trekking  area is regarded as one the most religious sites or one of the purest holy lakes of Langtang, Nepal because of its historical beliefs. According to Hindu Mythology, it is believed that Gosaikunda Lake connects with the Lord of Shiva (God of power and destruction).  People believed that the Lord Shiva meditated for a several years in the Himalayas of Nepal and Tibet and took a bath in this lake and able to acquired purify of soul. So many Nepalese are visiting Gosaikunda lake to take a bath in its water in the beliefs of get rid of their sins and sorrows.

Langtang Gosaikunda Helambu Treks is considered as one of the challenging trekking trail of Nepal, which offers us an incredible and diverse journey along the Langtang valley and the holy lakes of Gosaikunda. This trekking trail includes long, steep and descents climate ,sub –alpine dense forest, majestic Himalayan views, glaciers, most popular lakes such as Gosaikunda (4,460m), Saraswatikunda and Ganeshkunda and picturesque villages. This trail would be the one of the best destination among the all those trekkers or travelers without much time but would like to explore or observe Nepal’s unique combination of culture, an amazing landscape, panoramic views of Langtang etc. it is also taken as one of the best chance to get right in among the Himalayan peaks and to get off the beaten trail, walking along the some captivating remote and relatively underpopulated areas, unique culture ,lifestyle of local Tamang inhabitants.

During your trek Guide of Himalayan Magic Treks will explain everything about the Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking of Nepal. Following through lush tropical forest, we will reach to the popular Gosaikunda Lake (4,380m) that is set among in the high grey rocks, returning by the same route over the Lauribina pass (4,610m) and descend along Helambu.


Day 01:-Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international ariport (1,300m/4,264ft).

Day 02:- Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft. 7-8 hours).

Day 03:- Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours.

Day 04:- Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village: 6-7 hours.

Day 05:- Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft. 4-5 hours).

Day 06:- Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft 7-8 hours).

Day 07:- Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours.

Day 08:- Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316 ft): 5-6 hours.

Day 09:- Sing Gompa to Gosain Kunda (4300 m./1395ft. 7-8 hrs.

Day 10:- Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 6-8 hours.

Day 11: Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft): 6-7 hours.

Da y 12:-Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,497ft): 5-6 hours.

Day 13:Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3-5 hours.

Day 14:- Trek to Melamchi Bazaar, drive to Kathmandu: 3-4 hours trek, 2 hours drive.

Day 15:- From hotel to Trivhuvan international airport. Final departure for your own destination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 01:-Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international ariport (1,300m/4,264ft): then pick you up and take a short drive from the airport to the hotel check in the hotel and rest for few hrs then we meet again with guide and barging about the trek what we need the equipment for then trek and what time we live from Kathmandu details.

Day 02:- Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft. 7-8 hours):- We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also the starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. Our trek for today ends with a descent into the small village of Syabrubesi. Stay overnight in Syabrubesi at tea house Lodge. 

Day 03:- Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours:- After breakfast, we begin our trek to Syabrubesi along the Langtang Khola. We ascend and descend all together through oak and rhododendron forests. After crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola (small river), we ascend on a steep trail which will lead us to the Lama Hotel. Stay overnight in Lama Hotel at tea house Lodge. 

Day 04:- Trek to Mundu (3543m/11,621ft) via Langtang village: 6-7 hours: – Afterbreakfast we continue ascending from Lama Hotel and enjoy the mountain landscape with plentiful waterfalls. As we reach the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela, we begin to see the white peaks of the Langtang range. Our trail continues to climb up the widening valley, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders. We pass a Buddhist monastery before reaching the Langtang village which was affected by the April 2015 earthquake. We continue on our trail to Mundu. Stay overnight in Mundu at tea house Lodge. 

Day 05:- Mundu to Kyangjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft. 4-5 hours):- After breakfast, we will start our journey to Kyangjin Gompa, a most important monastery of the region. We pass by water mills, prayer wheels, chortens, with sacred mounds of rocks with inscriptions carved on them.  We also pass by the largest mani wall in Nepal, made from stone with prayers written on them. After the short trek, we spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the Buddhist shrine in Kyangjin Gompa and surrounding areas with the remarkable views of the mountains. Stay overnight in Kyanjin Gumpa at tea house Lodge.

Day 06:- Acclimatization- Explore Tserko Ri (5000m/16,404ft 7-8 hours):- We spend the whole day exploring Tserko Ri which will also help us acclimatize to the high altitude. We begin early in the morning. The trail passes through yak pastures before ascending to Tserko Ri. The sunrise view from the top of Tserko Ri is amazing. We get back to Kyangjin Gompa by late afternoon and explore the beautiful monastery while enjoying views of the Himalayas. Stay overnight in Kyanjin Gumpa at same tea house Lodge.

 Day 07:- Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: 6-7 hours:- After breakfast we begin our trek and go back over our steps to Lama Hotel. Most of the trekking today will be downhill as we pass through forests and beautiful Tamang villages. We also get to enjoy different view of the Himalayas that we had missed climbing up. Stay overnight in Lama Hotel at tea house Lodge.

Day 08:- Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2,230m/ 7,316 ft): 5-6 hours: – After breakfast we begin our trek with a climb up to the Rimche Village. From here we descend to the banks of the Langtang Khola. We continue on an easy trail to Bamboo and begin ascending to Landslide Lodge. From here we continue our trek to Thulo Syabru. There are two trails as we cross another bridge. We follow the one that passes by Pahare hotel and a waterfall at 2210 m to reach Thulo Syabru. Stay overnight in Thulo Syabru at tea house Lodge.

Day 09:- Sing Gompa to Gosain Kunda (4300 m./1395ft. 7-8hrs:- After breakfast we began a steep rugged trail but sufficiently rewarded by dramatic views of Himal Chuli ( 7893 m) manaslu ( 8156 m) Ganesh Himal ( 7406 m) and possibly  Annapurna Range of the west; the beautiful valley of Langtang Lirung on the north. Passing by a few huts in the high pasture of lauribinayak and crossing a small ride, have the first look of about a dozen holy lades; saraswotikunda, Bhiravkunda, and Gosainkunda are the main holy lakes among them. Gosainkunda was created by lord Shiva when he pierced his Trident to obtain water to quench hid thirst after having swallowed “Kalkut” the most dangerous poison according to the legend. Stay overnight in Gosainkunda at tea house Lodge.

Day 10:- Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3,440m/11,286ft): 6-8 hours: – After breakfast we are continue our trek around the lake’s shore before ascending towards the Laurebina Pass (4610m). The Helambu region begins at the Lauribina La (pass) and descends to the Melamchi valley. The trail is rough and crosses moraines, but is well marked with cairns. We pass through three more small lakes before reaching the pass. We climb a small hill and enjoy excellent views of the area. Our trail passes through Surya kunda before reaching Ghopte. Stay overnight in Ghopte. Stay overnight in Ghopte at tea house Lodge.

Day 11: Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2,560m/8,399ft): 6-7 hours: – After breakfast we  began to walk uphill and downhill on a trail that passes through dense forests. Walking on a trail through the forest will take us to Thare Pati Village. We climb a ridge above the village and continue our trek. The view from the ridge of the Nepalese hills and Soli Danda in particular is beautiful. We cross two suspension bridges before reaching Melamchigaon which is a beautiful village that houses a monastery. Stay overnight in Melamchigaon at tea house Lodge.

Da y 12:-Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2,590m/8,497ft): 5-6 hours: – After breakfast we pass a stupa and cross a small stream below Tarkeghyang. Our trail passes through forests that lead up to Ama Yangri which is the highest point of our trek today located at 3,800m. There is a stupa and Buddhist prayer flags at the top of the hill. Furthermore, we get spectacular views of Mt. Shishapangma and the Langtang ranges. The mountains are so close that we feel that we can almost touch them. As we descend we can often see yaks grazing in the bushes before entering a forest. We also walk on a trail made of broken stone before reaching Tarkeghyang which is a beautiful Sherpa village. Stay overnight in Tarkheghyang at tea house Lodge.

Day 13:Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3-5 hours:- After breakfast we begin our trek. The trail is easy and passes through lush forests. We also pass by beautiful villages, chortens, a monastery and a mani wall before reaching Sermathang.  It’s a beautiful Sherpa Village with incredible views of Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal and the Langtang ranges. On a clear day, we can even see Mt. Everest in the distance. Stay vernight in Sermanthang at tea house Lodge. 

Day 14:- Trek to Melamchi Bazaar, drive to Kathmandu: 3-4 hours trek, 2 hours drive:- After breakfast We trek through meadows, fields and beautiful villages to reach Melamchi Bazaar. From here we drive to Kathmandu and reminisce about our trip in the Langtang and Helambu regions. After reaching Kathmandu, we clean up and take a rest then evening time go to the Thamel shopping for souvenir for your child and family than back to hotel.

Day 15:- From hotel to Trivhuvan international airport: – today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing then we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

 

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Your Program Duration = 16 days Days
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Cost Include

Cost Is Included

  • 2 Night accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B basie plan
  •  Kathmandu to Syabrubeshi  transfer by bus.
  •  All airport and hotel transfers
  •  National permit & TIMS permit ( Trekking Information Management System)
  •  Accommodation, food and Tea/coffee during the trek
  •  Guide:- including salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  •  Porter:- including salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  •  Transfer from Malemche Bazar to Kathmandu  to Kathmandu by private Car
  •  For guest:-Down jacket, Good sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  •  All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

Cost Is Not Included

• Food in Kathmandu Lunch & Dinner)
• Bakery food during the trek. When you eat in the bakery that you need to pay by yourself
• Nepal Visa fee
• International airfare from your country to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
• Travel and rescue insurance if guest get mountain sickness and need to rescue helicopter.
• Personal expenses example (phone calls, laundry service , bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
• Tips for guide and porters

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